Berlin, and Fairy Tales
2016

Berlin – Dresden – Hamburg – Bremen – Hamlin – Frankfurt

Tour for groups only, ask for details

Day 1: Tuesday

Berlin (B). Arrival at Berlin by own arrangements. Please advice your arrival details (Flight-/Train-details) and we will pick you up to bring you to your hotel. The afternoon is free for own activities like exploring the highlights Brandenburg Gate, our Parliament Reichstag and Check Point Charlie. Visit the numerous, wellknown museums or roam around the various boutiques and department stores like the KaDeWe. Take the opportunity of doing a boat trip optionally which gives you some impressive views from the channel Spree. In the evening your guide contacts you. Overnight at Hotel Express by Holiday Inn Berlin City Centre o.s.

Day 2: Wednesday

Berlin – Dresden – Berlin (B). After breakfast we go on to Dresden. On a city tour you will get to know one of the loveliest cities of central Europe – “Florence of the Elbe” it is called – and see its important sights like the restored Frauenkirche, the Semper Opera House, the baroque Zwinger, the Green Vault and many more. In the late afternoon return to Berlin and small city tour.

Day 3: Thursday

Berlin – Hamburg (B). Today we are heading north. Next stop is Hamburg. Enjoy a city tour incl. all the main sights of this impressive city like the Michel, Reeperbahn, Alster and many more before discovering Germany’s largest seaport on a harbour cruise. The evening is free for own activities maybe a walk through the Reeperbahn. This amusement quarter originally was visited by sailors who were able to spend a whole 6 month pay in only one happy night. Nowadays, of course, you can also see more “civilised” areas. Overnight at Best Western Queens Hotel o.s.

 

Day 4: Friday

Hamburg – Bremen – Hamelin (B/D). In the morning departure for our next stop – Bremen, the Free Hanseatic City with an old tradition of trade and seafaring. See the picturesque market place with the statue of “Roland”, the city hall, the
cathedral and the Old Town. Driving along the German Fairytale Road we will reach Hamelin, the city of the Pied Piper. In the evening 3-course farewell dinner. Overnight at Hotel Mercure Hameln o.s..

Day 5: Saturday

Hamelin – Frankfurt (B). With a delightful old quarter which is a listed site of historical interest, Hamelin is known for the story of the Pied Piper. It became wealthy as a result of its favourable location as a trading centre on the River Weser. This wealth was reflected in its lavishly decorated houses and the town became a jewel of the Weser Renaissance style. Enjoy the historical town and all it has to offer. Today we will drive along the German Fairytale Road until Hann. Münden. We continue south and will make stops along the road depending on the weather and traffic situation. In the afternoon we reach Frankfurt. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Germany’s financial capital. Overnight at Express by Holiday Inn o.s.

Day 6: Sunday

Frankfurt (B). Tour ends with breakfast.